New Saturn aurora video by NASA – February 2014. Photo: NASA
Nasa has captured one of the most active aurora ever seen on Saturn. Researchers say the incredible video, based on photographs from Hubble and Cassini, gives the ‘best look yet’ at the phenomenon on other planets. They say the video will give a major step forward in understanding the atmospheres of giant planets.
As reported by Nasa, the video is:
[…] a kind of step-by-step choreography detailing how the auroras move, showing the complexity of these auroras and how scientists can connect an outburst from the sun and its effect on the magnetic environment at Saturn […]